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18122 Rockside Road, Bedford, OH, 44146

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  • Mon, Thu9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tue - Wed9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Fri9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SunClosed

Who Owns Mercedes-Benz?

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Mercedes-Benz is a household name, whether you’re in Beachwood or somewhere halfway around the world. But who owns the Mercedes-Benz corporation, and how did they come to be one of the most prominent names in luxury auto manufacturing? Mercedes-Benz is currently owned by Daimler AG, a German corporation that includes a range of brands and manufacturers. Learn more about their history below!

Who Owns the Mercedes-Benz Corporation?

Daimler AG is based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, a state in the southwest of Germany. In fact, Daimler AG has owned Mercedes-Benz since 1926, when the latter company was actually known as Daimler-Benz! Here’s a brief overview of their origins:

  • The company that would become Mercedes-Benz has its origins with Karl Benz, who invented the first gas-powered automobile. He started his own company called Benz & Cie.
  • Starting in 1901, it was the Daimler Motors Corporation which began to market this vehicle to the public. The three-pointed star would come a little later. However, Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler would continue to operate separate companies.
  • It wasn’t until 1926 when the two would unite their efforts under the Daimler-Benz AG header.
  • The name Mercedes-Benz was adopted somewhat later, although it was first used to designate the revolutionary engine that their company produced, and which appeared around 1900.
  • “Mercedés” was initially the name of the daughter of Emil Jellinek, a businessman and enthusiast who was intimately involved in the operations of the Daimler Motors Corporation.

If you’re a sports fan, you might also be wondering about who owns Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home of the Atlanta Falcons. Despite the fact that Mercedes-Benz is in the name, this stadium is actually owned by the state of Georgia.

Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Today

For more than 120 years, Mercedes-Benz has set the standard in luxury automotive manufacturing. Their lineup includes a wide range of powerful and capable sedans, coupes, roadsters, and SUVs. Explore our full lineup or our exclusive new vehicle specials if you’re near Mayfield or Cleveland. If you’re eager to experience the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz engineering, consider a model from the Mercedes-AMG® performance division.

Explore the Mercedes-Benz Lineup at Mercedes-Benz of Bedford

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn a thing or two about the Mercedes-Benz brand, we can only imagine that you’re eager to see one of these incredible vehicles for yourself. Contact us today to ask any other questions on your mind, or find out how to shop and buy entirely online! We know you’ll be excited by what you find.

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